Porsche’s Rennsport Reunion is a must-attend for Porsche fans anywhere.
It’s held once every four years and brings together the most amazing collection of Porsches imaginable for a huge weekend of festivity, racing and perusing. We were at Rennsport Reunion IV this time last year, and we’re still buzzing!
So we’re stoked to hear that Porsche is going to be putting on a Rennsport festival here! The event will be held at Sydney Motorsport Park next May the 25th and 26th and will feature a collection of over three hundred racing and road going Porsches from throughout the marque’s history.
The event will include Carrera Cup and the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Australia, as well as other races, demonstrations and displays and??is looking to be just the thing to tide us over until Rennsport Reunion V!
Read on for the official word on the event from Porsche.
Porsche announces Rennsport for Australia
Porsche festival with more than 300 cars Australia. The largest gathering of Porsches ever at one race venue in Australia will occur at the inaugural Porsche Rennsport Australia Motor Racing Festival to be held on the weekend of May 25 and 26 next year at Sydney Motorsport Park (Eastern Creek).
Spurred by the success of previous Rennsport festivals in North America as well as its own army of Porsche owner enthusiasts in Australia, Porsche Cars Australia (PCA) has decided to create a special event for all Porsche fans.
Racing and road going Porsches of all types and vintage will share in a weekend of glorious racing at the recently renovated and renamed Eastern Creek circuit, with more than 300 Porsches expected to participate.
The event will be promoted as a festival of racing with as much to see and experience away from the track as on it.
The headline racing act will be a double header of Porsche GT3 Cup cars with rounds of the Porsche Carrera Cup Australia Championship as well as Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Australia presented by Pirelli.
In all, there will be seven different categories of Porsche racing including Regularity and Sprints for Porsche Club cars.
Local and rare historic Porsches as well as famous racing cars from the Porsche Museum in Germany will be on display as well as performing demonstration laps.
Instructors from the Porsche Sports Driving School will perform on the skidpan and the Cayenne???s off-road prowess will be demonstrated on a 4x4 track.
A show???n???shine for Porsche Club cars and a strong line-up of new road going Porsches will also be part of the festival celebrating all things Porsche.
??orsche Rennsport Australia is shaping up as the must-attend event for all Porsche enthusiasts in 2013,??says Porsche Cars Australia Marketing director Kevin Nicholls.
??ith over 60 years of Porsche history in Australia we have a large customer and fan base to draw from. The cars, the people, the tales ... the opportunity to be Porsche proud for an entire weekend and share a love of the brand will be on offer to all.??/p>
PCA will provide regular news regarding Porsche Rennsport as more details are confirmed. A special email address will also be established to handle enquiries.
The literal English translation of the German ??enn sport??? is ??acing sport???, with the famous RS letters adoring the engine lid of some of Porsche???s most track-focused road cars.